URL Redirects With Encoded Characters

Unusual looking URLs cause a lot of confusion as to the best practice for redirecting them when using Yoast SEO Premium. Our plugin will accept both the encoded and unencoded character.

If the redirect is not working with the one version character, try substituting the other version.

Encoded CharacterUnencoded Character
%E2%80%A6
%20(space)
%25%

A complete list of encoded characters is available here.

My redirect with UTM parameters isn't working

When PHP redirects are enabled, URLs with UTM parameters are not redirected. This is what regex redirects are for. If you're using utm with a ?, it truly is a parameter, so it shouldn't be redirected. We suggest using # based UTM links or creating regular expression redirects.

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